R. Scott Dover

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Pickens, South Carolina

Law Offices of R. Scott Dover
R. Scott Dover
Law Offices of R. Scott Dover

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Family Law, Criminal Defense; view more

Licensed in South Carolina since: 1987

Education: University of South Carolina School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011, 2017 - 2023

Law Offices of R. Scott Dover

221 Hampton Avenue
Pickens, SC 29671 Visit website


Attorney R. Scott Dover, founder of the Law Offices of R. Scott Dover in Pickens, South Carolina, handles cases in many different areas of law. Mr. Dover represents clients within Pickens as well as throughout Anderson, Greenville, Oconee and Spartanburg counties in South Carolina.

Mr. Dover practices in the areas of criminal defense, family law, personal injury law and workers’ compensation. In the area of criminal defense, he has experience with general sessions charges, DUI and drug offenses, juvenile charges and magistrate level offenses.

In his personal injury law practice, Mr. Dover represents victims of car, motorcycle, truck and other types of accidents as well as accidents caused by drunk drivers. He also handles wrongful death cases and both temporary and permanent disability workers’ compensation claims. His family law experience includes matters involving divorce, child custody, child support and separation.

After graduating from the University of South Carolina with a political science degree, Mr. Dover earned his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He is admitted to practice within both state and federal courts in South Carolina.

Recognized for his more than two decades of experience, Mr. Dover has been listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America.” He has also been named a master of the bench in the Upstate South Carolina American Inn of Court.

Active in his professional community, Mr. Dover is a member of the Pickens County Bar Association, the Greenville County Bar Association and the South Carolina Bar. He is also a member of national groups including the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Association for Justice.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Family Law, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Workers' Compensation: Claimant

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Animal Bites, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault, Assault & Battery, Brain Injury, Child Support, Construction Accident, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Custody & Visitation, DUI/DWI, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Dram Shop Laws, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Father's Rights, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Juvenile Law, Marital Property, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Paternity, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Same Sex Family Law, Sex Offenses, Slip and Fall, Theft, Traffic Violations, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 40% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30% Family Law
  • 10% Criminal Defense
  • 10% Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10% Workers' Compensation: Claimant

First Admitted: 1987, South Carolina

Professional Webpage: http://www.rscottdover.com/attorneys

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • South Carolina
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • Greenville County Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Member of the Board of Governors, House of Delegates, South Carolina Bar Association, 2010
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Pickens County Bar Association, Member
  • South Carolina Association for Justice, Member
  • Federal Court Association, Member
  • United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • South Carolina Bar, Member
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers
  • Received “AV Preeminent”rating by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized by “Best Lawyers in America
  • Recognized as Master of the Bench, Upstate South Carolina Inn of Court Association
Educational Background:
  • Pickens High School, 1980
  • University of South Carolina, BA , Political Science, 1984
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Frequent Lecturer of SC Bar , Domestic Law Programs
Industry Groups:
  • Attorney For The Town Of Central
  • Pickens County Clerk Of Court

Office location for R. Scott Dover

221 Hampton Avenue
Pickens, SC 29671

Phone: 864-878-0662


8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011, 2017 - 2023

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